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    • 2:00 - 5:00 pm
      3/5/2024
    • Grainger Engineering Library Information Center, SCIM, Room 052

    Explore the different methods for motion capture available in the SCIM Lab. While the main focus of this workshop will be the Rokoko suit and gloves, we will also investigate computer vision and depth cameras. Learn about the pros and cons of each method and how you might use this data for research or media production.

    • 4:00 - 4:50 pm
      3/5/2024
    • This is an online event. Event URL will be sent via registration email.

    Are you struggling to keep track of all your sources? Looking for an easier way to cite as you write? Mendeley is a free citation manager that helps you organize your citations, store and annotate your files, and insert formatted citations into papers.

    • 12:00 - 12:50 pm
      3/6/2024
    • Main Library 220 and online via Zoom (link will be sent with registration and confirmation emails)

    Artificial Intelligence is rapidly changing the way that we write and research. But how can we use it ethically and effectively for social science and digital humanities projects? In this hands-on workshop, we’ll explore ways to use AI to clean your data, generate code, and analyze information.

    • 1:00 - 1:50 pm
      3/6/2024
    • This is an online event. Event URL will be sent via registration email.

    Are you overwhelmed by organizing your sources? Zotero is a free, open-source citation manager that helps you store and organize your files and insert formatted citations into papers. You will leave this hands-on workshop with a Zotero library set up and ready to use!

    • 1:00 - 1:50 pm
      3/6/2024
    • This is an online event. Event URL will be sent via registration email.

    Throughout your life you will, almost certainly, give presentations. We have all sat through presentations that were boring, confusing, and drab. How do you communicate your message most succinctly? What visuals will captivate and inform your audience the best?

    • 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
      3/7/2024
    • Levis Faculty Center, Room 208

    • 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
      3/7/2024
    • Levis Faculty Center, Room 210

    • 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
      3/7/2024
    • Levis Faculty Center, Room 210

    • 11:30 am - 12:20 pm
      3/7/2024
    • This is an online event. Event URL will be sent via registration email.

    Web of Science is the widest-scoping, multidisciplinary platform of abstract databases for full-text articles, books, and conference proceedings. This session provides insight and strategies for getting the most use out of the platform.

    • 2:00 - 3:15 pm
      3/7/2024
    • Illini Bookstore Building, Room 514

    Join us to learn more about how to manage your data! This workshop will cover file naming conventions, documenting your processes, baking up data, and sharing data. Prioritizing and implementing our best practices will ensure you can find things when you need them.

    • 3:00 - 3:50 pm
      3/7/2024
    • Grainger Engineering, Grainger Commons, Rooms 233/235

    This audio editing software created by Adobe and part of the Adobe Creative Suite is available free of charge to all UIUC students, faculty, and staff. This potent tool offers a great variety of effects and correction tools in addition to outstanding mixing and mastering features.

  • Curry Hackett
    • 6:00 pm
      3/7/2024

    This lecture reflects on how my practice and research braids cultural studies and archival practices to discover emergent use cases for digital mapping and artificial intelligence.

    • 3:00 pm
      3/9/2024
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S. Goodwin Ave

    Take a peek inside each of our theatres and learn more about Krannert Center.

    • 1:00 - 1:50 pm
      3/18/2024
    • This is an online event. Event URL will be sent via registration email.

    Infographics can be an effective way to convey small bits of information very quickly, while drawing viewers in due to their visual appeal. In this workshop students will learn about best practices for creating infographics and be introduced to several free online tools that allow users to create their own infographics, including: Piktochart, Infogr.am, and Visme.

    • 10:00 - 10:50 am
      3/19/2024
    • Main Library 314

    The Rare Book & Manuscript Library (RBML) holds an extensive collection of primary source material, including 500,000 volumes and 5,000 linear sq. ft. of archival material. This workshop will explore the various ways in which patrons can engage with the RBML’s collection, including individual research, classroom instruction, and opportunities for collaboration.

    • 11:00 - 11:50 am
      3/19/2024
    • Grainger Engineering Library, Grainger Commons, Rooms 233/235

    Have you ever had an idea but didn’t have the tools to carry it out? The Grainger Engineering Library Information Center IDEA lab has a variety of technology and tools available to all students at the university.

    • 12:00 - 12:50 pm
      3/19/2024
    • Main Library 220 and online via Zoom (link will be sent with registration and confirmation emails)

    You've asked an AI generator to create a cat portrait in the style of Picasso, now what? Although sampling the work of others has been a natural part of image creation since humans have communicated through art, new AI tools have complicated that conversation.

    • 1:00 - 1:50 pm
      3/19/2024
    • This is an online event. Event URL will be sent via registration email.

    In this workshop, you will learn the basics of Illinois REDCap and how it can be used for the collection of research data, including how to create projects, instruments, and surveys and how to start collecting research data. It is recommended (but not required) that you have a REDCap account prior to attending the workshop. No prior REDCap experience is necessary.

    • 1:00 - 2:15 pm
      3/19/2024
    • Illini Bookstore Building, Room 514

    Join us to learn more about how to manage your data! This workshop will cover file naming conventions, documenting your processes, baking up data, and sharing data. Prioritizing and implementing our best practices will ensure you can find things when you need them.

    • 12:00 - 12:50 pm
      3/20/2024
    • Main Library 314

    Looking for a new way to conduct your research? Tired of getting zero results in your database searches? This workshop will break down how the professionals identify resources, and search for articles, books, and other scholarly works.

    • 3:00 - 3:50 pm
      3/20/2024
    • This is an online event. Event URL will be sent via registration email.

    This session will give you insight and strategies for getting the most out of Scopus; the largest interdisciplinary database of peer-reviewed literature including journals, books, and conference proceedings, particularly in the sciences.

    • 11:30 am - 12:20 pm
      3/21/2024
    • This is an online event. Event URL will be sent via registration email.Web of Science is the widest-scoping, multidisciplinary platform of abstract databases for full-text articles, books, and conference proceedings. This session provides insight and strategies for getting the most use out of the platform. We will highlight how to search for literature and authors, as well as where to find citation tracking data and grant information. Additional features and strategies covered include: the advanced search builder, refining and managing search results, analyzing citations, and unpacking item records.

    Web of Science is the widest-scoping, multidisciplinary platform of abstract databases for full-text articles, books, and conference proceedings. This session provides insight and strategies for getting the most use out of the platform.

    • 1:00 - 1:50 pm
      3/21/2024
    • Main Library 314

    This hands-on workshop will teach you how to make common word processing documents accessible for screen readers, and how to make presentations accessible for a wide range of users. We’ll cover MS Word and PowerPoint, Google Docs, and PDFs, as well as general best practices for accessibility that you can incorporate across formats.

    • 3:00 - 3:50 pm
      3/21/2024
    • Grainger Engineering Library, Grainger Commons, Rooms 233/235

    This session introduces the podcasting equipment and technology available to our campus community from the libraries. In addition to familiarizing ourselves with the equipment for recording, we will cover some beginning recording and audio editing techniques, particularly within the software Audacity.

    • 6:00 - 6:50 pm
      3/21/2024
    • This is an online event. Event URL will be sent via registration email.Are you preparing for an upcoming conference? Need to design a poster for your class? This workshop will give you tools for communicating your research for academic conferences and professional meetings in a concise and visually effective poster presentation. This event is co-sponsored by Teaching, Learning, and Academic Support, the Writers Workshop, and the Office of Undergraduate Research.

    Are you preparing for an upcoming conference? Need to design a poster for your class? This workshop will give you tools for communicating your research for academic conferences and professional meetings in a concise and visually effective poster presentation. This event is co-sponsored by Teaching, Learning, and Academic Support, the Writers Workshop, and the Office of Und

    • 3:00 pm
      3/23/2024
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S. Goodwin Ave

    Take a peek inside each of our theatres and learn more about Krannert Center.

    • 1:00 - 1:50 pm
      3/26/2024
    • This is an online event. Event URL will be sent via registration email.

    This Illinois REDCap workshop will focus on advanced ways Illinois REDCap can be used to collect research data, including how to build or edit projects with a Data Dictionary, collecting data with repeatable instruments, and collecting longitudinal data with defined events.

    • 2:00 - 5:00 pm
      3/26/2024
    • Grainger Engineering Library Information Center, SCIM, Room 052

    Learn about techniques for extending your video productions beyond the physical studio! In this workshop, we will utilize the HTC Vive tracking system at SCIM to bring live cameras into Unreal Engine for real time green screen compositing with a 3D environment instead of the more traditional 2D image/video.

    • 1:00 - 1:50 pm
      3/27/2024
    • Main Library 314

    Are you preparing for an upcoming conference? Need to design a poster for your class? This workshop will give you tools for communicating your research for academic conferences and professional meetings in a concise and visually effective poster presentation.

    • 2:00 - 2:50 pm
      3/27/2024
    • This is an online event. Event URL will be sent via registration email.

    This session will give you insight and strategies for getting the most out of Scopus; the largest interdisciplinary database of peer-reviewed literature including journals, books, and conference proceedings, particularly in the sciences.

    • 10:00 - 10:50 am
      3/28/2024
    • Grainger Engineering Library, Grainger Commons, Rooms 233/235

    Learn how to conduct an effective literature search using the database PubMed, a free database home to millions of citations for biomedical literature. Practice some basic search skills, like using boolean operators and applying filters, and learn some new techniques and tips for navigating PubMed and finding and saving relevant publications.

    • 11:30 am - 12:20 pm
      3/29/2024
    • Illini Bookstore Building, Room 514

    Are you overwhelmed by organizing your sources? Zotero is a free, open-source citation manager that helps you store and organize your files and insert formatted citations into papers. You will leave this hands-on workshop with a Zotero library set up and ready to use!

    • 1:00 - 2:30 pm
      3/30/2024
    • Lower-level West Grainger Engineering Library 1301 West Springfield Avenue Urbana IL 61801

    Sign up your children to attend one of two free Future Makers MakerGirl x IDEA Lab workshops this semester!

    • 3:00 pm
      3/30/2024
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S. Goodwin Ave

    Take a peek inside each of our theatres and learn more about Krannert Center.

    • 12:00 - 12:50 pm
      4/1/2024
    • Main Library 314

    Adobe InDesign is a layout and design software program that allows you to create print and digital media. It is part of the Adobe Creative Cloud, which is available to all UIUC students for free! This workshop is designed for those with little to no experience with InDesign to help you learn the basics of using this document design program.

    • 12:00 - 12:50 pm
      4/1/2024
    • Illini Bookstore Building, Room 514

    Are you preparing for an upcoming conference? Need to design a poster for your class? This workshop will give you tools for communicating your research for academic conferences and professional meetings in a concise and visually effective poster presentation. This event is co-sponsored by the University Library, the Writers Workshop, and Office of Undergraduate Research.

    • 12:00 - 12:50 pm
      4/2/2024
    • Main Library 220 and online via Zoom (link will be sent in registration and reminder emails)

    Planning a social science or humanities research project this summer? Putting together your dissertation or thesis proposal and not sure where to start? Join us for a hands-on workshop on project organization. We’ll discuss how a project charter can help you refine your research questions, identify models, and create a timeline.

    • 3:00 - 3:50 pm
      4/2/2024
    • Grainger Library, Grainger Commons, Rooms 233/235

    This video editing software created by Adobe and part of the Adobe Creative Suite is available free of charge to all UIUC students, faculty, and staff. It is the industry standard among videographers, directors, and editors. This workshop will introduce this powerful workstation to anyone interested in video production. No experience required, but helpful.

    • 10:00 - 10:50 am
      4/4/2024
    • Grainger Library, Grainger Commons, Rooms 233/235

    Learn about the methodology and procedures for different types of scientific literature reviews — systematic, meta analysis, scoping, and more —to determine which process aligns with specific research projects. Acquire tools and explore University Library resources to implement in future research projects or assignments.

    • 2:00 - 2:50 pm
      4/4/2024
    • This is an online event. Event URL will be sent via registration email.

    Looking for a new way to conduct your research? Tired of getting zero results in your database searches? This workshop will break down how the professionals identify resources, and search for articles, books, and other scholarly works.

    • 4:00 - 5:30 pm
      4/4/2024
    • Room 106, Main Library

    Program in Translation and Interpreting Studies, LLL, and IAS are organizing the event “World Poetry in Translation.” Participants will read poems in different languages and their English translations.

    • 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
      4/6/2024
    • Common Ground Co-Op, Lincoln Mall in Urbana

    We are delighted to announce that the Edible Book Festival will be taking place on Saturday April 6th at the Common Ground Co-Op, Lincoln Mall in Urbana. This year will be particularly exciting since we have a new roster of judges including our very own Dean Claire Stewart and some fun prizes to win! Register now to submit your culinary creation!

    • 11:00 - 11:50 am
      4/8/2024
    • This is an online event. Event URL will be sent via registration email.

    This hands-on workshop will teach you how to make common word processing documents accessible for screen readers, and how to make presentations accessible for a wide range of users. We’ll cover MS Word and PowerPoint, Google Docs, and PDFs, as well as general best practices for accessibility that you can incorporate across formats.

    • 12:00 - 12:50 pm
      4/9/2024
    • Main Library 220 and online via Zoom (link will be sent with registration and confirmation emails)

    Tired of not being able to find a file when you need it? Have too many tabs open in your browser? This workshop will offer practical tips for organizing your digital spaces, cleaning up your file directories, and keeping your spreadsheets tidy. There will also be hands-on activities to help you tailor information management strategies to your projects.

    • 12:00 - 12:50 pm
      4/9/2024
    • Illini Bookstore Building, Room 514

    Are you overwhelmed by organizing your sources? Zotero is a free, open-source citation manager that helps you store and organize your files and insert formatted citations into papers. You will leave this hands-on workshop with a Zotero library set up and ready to use!

    • 6:00 - 6:50 pm
      4/10/2024
    • Illini Bookstore Building, Room 514

    Are you preparing for an upcoming conference? Need to design a poster for your class? This workshop will give you tools for communicating your research for academic conferences and professional meetings in a concise and visually effective poster presentation. This event is co-sponsored by the University Library, the Writers Workshop, and Office of Undergraduate Research.

    • 10:00 - 10:50 am
      4/11/2024
    • This is an online event. Event URL will be sent via registration email.

    This webinar introduces the basic tools and resources for government statistics and data. Attendees will learn about the major federal government and intergovernmental organizations' statistics and data as well as strategies to search for government statistics.

    • 3:00 - 3:50 pm
      4/11/2024
    • Grainger Library, Grainger Commons, Rooms 233/235

    This is a session in which podcasters learn tips and tricks for more advanced audio editing, including incorporating sounds effects, adding music, and more.

    • 2:00 - 2:50 pm
      4/12/2024
    • Main Library 314 and online via Zoom (link will be sent with registration and confirmation emails)

    The Rare Book & Manuscript Library (RBML) holds an extensive collection of primary source material, including 500,000 volumes and 5,000 linear sq. ft. of archival material. This workshop will explore the various ways in which patrons can engage with the RBML’s collection, including individual research, classroom instruction, and opportunities for collaboration.

    • 7:30 pm
      4/12/2024
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S. Goodwin Ave

    MacArthur "Genius" award-winner Kyle Abraham brings his unique choreography and internationally renowned dance company, A.I.M, to perform a repertory of new and exciting works.

    • 11:00 - 11:50 am
      4/15/2024
    • This is an online event. Event URL will be sent via registration email.

    Are you overwhelmed by organizing your sources? Zotero is a free, open-source citation manager that helps you store and organize your files and insert formatted citations into papers. You will leave this hands-on workshop with a Zotero library set up and ready to use! This session will be 50 minutes long with question and exploration time afterward.

    • 2:00 - 5:00 pm
      4/16/2024
    • Grainger Engineering Library Information Center, SCIM, Room 052

    The field of XR hardware continues to advance rapidly. In this workshop we will give an overview of the various headsets available in the SCIM Lab and allow for hands-on demo time. We will also investigate using Unity and Unreal Engine to author XR applications.

    • 1:00 - 1:50 pm
      4/18/2024
    • Grainger Library, Grainger Commons, Rooms 233/235

    Artificial intelligence is changing the way higher education is approaching research, writing, and teaching. This workshop will address the capabilities of ChatGPT and identify appropriate and effective ways participants can integrate this tool into their academic, research, and pedagogical pursuits in engineering disciplines.

    • 2:00 - 2:50 pm
      4/18/2024
    • Main Library 314

    Adobe InDesign is a layout and design software program that allows you to create print and digital media. It is part of the Adobe Creative Cloud, which is available to all UIUC students for free! This workshop is designed for those with little to no experience with InDesign to help you learn the basics of using this document design program.

    • 3:00 - 3:50 pm
      4/25/2024
    • Grainger Commons, Rooms 233/235

    This session gets into the technicalities of podcast distribution. We will cover library policies as well as ethical and legal guidelines for ownership and fair use, copyright, and ensuring the accessibility of your podcast.

    • 4:00 pm
      4/25/2024
    • Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum, 600 South Gregory